Diary an Unintentional Extraordinary Life: One Origin

Recently graduated and licensed, Doctor Slow-mo, the youngest member of a family with a long history of incredible powers, explains life for the modern superhero in the gig economy, which has challenges the older generations…

Ken Likeley – KenXIT

In what might or might not be an experiment in social engineering conducted by Leaf’s dog Planet, the local community association decides to replace all the grass in Broadwalk Estates’ public spaces with drought-resistant plants….

Fission City (Part 2)

Dmytro, an 89-year-old ex-miner who refused to move away from an abandoned Uranium mine, knows he must reveal his secret to Naomie and Michael, the two journalists who have come up north to interview him….

Fission City (Part 1)

Dmytro, an 89-year-old ex-miner who refused to leave an abandoned Uranium mine site, tells his story to a young journalist hoping to launch her career. However, the reason Dmytro has lived alone for over forty…

Dissonant Frequency

An inventor rediscovers the work of a 20th-century composer exploring the effects of hypersonic sound on the human body and creates a device that can cure cancer. However, to keep control of the process, he…

Ken Likeley – A CRISPR Lawn

Fed up with fighting off the natural flora invading his lawn from Leaf’s yard, Ken goes online to find a solution and stumbles upon a mysterious website selling home CRISPR DNA editing labs targeted to…

Servitor

A company offering supposedly intelligent domestic servitor robots has been hiding how frequently humans are required to telepresence into their machines to take over. Lubanzi, a young indentured labourer working in one of their telepresence…

Ken Likeley – Mistaken Identity (Pt. 2)

After being mistaken for the wrong person, Ken finds himself at a rather unusual VIP event. Thinking it is an elaborate costume party is he is initially excited and flattered to be there, but on…

Ken Likeley – Mistaken Identity (Pt. 1)

When Ken checks in at a conference, an automated registration machine decides Ken has entered his last name wrong, corrects the spelling and assigns him another person’s profile. With the incorrect conference id on his…

Ken Likeley – End of the World

While taking the mail to the recycle bin Ken discovers three cats, who are historical deities, have invited themselves into his living room. The cats are intent on dividing the world into three pieces, destroying…

Free Energy

While tracking down a scam artist who disappeared with 200 million dollars, a freelance insurance investigator stumbles across an online video by the leader of a group called the Free Energy Coalition. She suspects the…

An I for an I

A self-taught programmer who supports her daughter and herself by hacking robotic medical equipment for clients on the dark net discovers a recent job was the reason her daughter’s friend was arrested. Disgusted by her…

Ken Likeley – The Tipping Point

Frustrated by a bad experience with an automated self-checkout in the grocery store, Ken ignores messages he receives from a future version of himself to modify his behaviour when interacting with the store’s artificial intelligence…